FTC: Top blog posts of 2014

FTC: Top blog posts of 2014

It’s that time of year when everyone’s compiling their Best of 2014 list. We didn’t want to miss the fun so here’s our own list of the 10 Most Read Consumer Blog Posts of 2014.

10. Is that debt collector for real? told you about a company the courts shuttered for duping . . . → Read More: FTC: Top blog posts of 2014

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CFPB Oficina para la Protección Financiera del Consumidor – Guías gratuitas sobre cómo administrar el dinero de otras personas

CFPB Oficina para la Protección Financiera del Consumidor

Guías gratuitas sobre cómo administrar el  dinero de otras personas

Millones de estadounidenses administran el dinero o las propiedades de un familiar o amigo que no puede pagar sus facturas o tomar decisiones financieras por sí mismo. Esto puede ser una tarea abrumadora. A la misma vez es una . . . → Read More: CFPB Oficina para la Protección Financiera del Consumidor – Guías gratuitas sobre cómo administrar el dinero de otras personas

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New CFPB Resources in Spanish for Senior Advocates – Announcing Money Smart para Adultos Mayores (Older Adults)

The CFPB in partnership with the FDIC released the Spanish version of Money Smart today via their blog, see http://www.consumerfinance.gov/blog/resources-in-spanish-that-could-help-thousands-of-older-hispanics-spot-financial-exploitation-and-scams/. The blog has links to the guides.

Below you will find direct links to each guide and PowerPoint files to support group presentations of the new curriculum.

Money Smart para Adultos Mayores — Prevenir la Explotación Financiera

http://files.consumerfinance.gov/f/201410_cfpb_msoa_es.pdf

PowerPoints for group . . . → Read More: New CFPB Resources in Spanish for Senior Advocates – Announcing Money Smart para Adultos Mayores (Older Adults)

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Treasury Marks 20 Years of the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund)

Treasury Marks 20 Years of the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund

The U.S. Treasury Department today marked 20 years of the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund), which to date has resulted in $2 billion in monetary awards to community-based financial institutions, $525 million in new bond guarantees, and $40 billion in tax credits to support . . . → Read More: Treasury Marks 20 Years of the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund)

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Jump$tart 2014 National Educator Conference at the Omni Hotel in Los Angeles

California Jump$tart Coalition is sponsoring 35 classroom teachers to attend the Jump$tart 2014 National Educator Conference at the Omni Hotel in Los Angeles, November 8-10, 2014.

Will you be one of our scholarship recipients?

Scholarship recipients will receive:

Conference registration fee ($425 value including hotel accommodations for two nights and all conference meals).
Reimbursement of up to $250 to cover . . . → Read More: Jump$tart 2014 National Educator Conference at the Omni Hotel in Los Angeles

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2014 Financial Planning Day in October – Mark your calendars and find an event near you!

2014 Financial Planning Day

Come to a Financial Planning Day in your area and get free, one-on-one advice from Certified Financial Planner™ professionals on a wide range of personal finance topics:

Investing
Retirement
Taxes
Homeownership
Estate Planning
Insurance
Employee Benefits
Education Savings
Small Business
… and many more!

You can also attend informative classroom workshops addressing key areas of financial planning.

Best of all, it’s all free and . . . → Read More: 2014 Financial Planning Day in October – Mark your calendars and find an event near you!

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FDIC Announces Youth Savings Pilot Program

FDIC Announces Youth Savings Pilot Program

The FDIC announces the launch of a pilot program to identify and highlight promising approaches to offering financial education tied to the opening of safe, low-cost savings accounts to school-aged children. This pilot will consist of FDIC-insured financial institutions that have entered, or intend to enter, working relationships with schools and/or . . . → Read More: FDIC Announces Youth Savings Pilot Program

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Kids.gov on Pinterest!

Kids.gov Pinterest Has It All!

While there are plenty of useful resources out there on the internet, sometimes locating all the helpful ones can be a tedious task. With the Kids.gov Pinterest boards, you know you are always getting safe, fun and useful government information on a wide variety of topics. Parents . . . → Read More: Kids.gov on Pinterest!

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California Manage Your Money Week October 18-25, 2014

Manage Your Money Week

During Manage Your Money Week, state and local government agencies, non-profit organizations, unions, schools, libraries, financial institutions, and financial management associations will be working together in communities throughout California to host free money management education events and promote the importance of good money management practices. Programs will be offered to all demographics in . . . → Read More: California Manage Your Money Week October 18-25, 2014

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SAVE THE DATE and REGISTER NOW! California Financial Literacy Summit August 6 in Burbank CA

Creating Success Together

On Aug. 6, 2014, California educators, nonprofits, community volunteers legislators and financial professionals will gather together with a common goal—to fight financial illiteracy. Now in its fifth year, the 2014 California Financial Literacy Summit provides free educational resources for teachers, builds connections within the California community to promote financial education and focuses on the . . . → Read More: SAVE THE DATE and REGISTER NOW! California Financial Literacy Summit August 6 in Burbank CA

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